Castlebar, Co Mayo. The council has confirmed that Opensparkz will not be buying the property in the town, throwing a question mark over the job-creation plan

Plans to create more than 200 jobs in the west of Ireland are in doubt after the sale of a property earmarked for the project fell through. Openspark(...)

Consumers seeking teeth-straightening take impressions of their own teeth and send them off in the post. Photograph: iStock

Complaints about DIY dentistry were among issues raised with the Dental Complaints Resolution Service last year, the service’s facilitator has said. (...)

“Many of these people are elderly and they worry about these things”

Hundreds of applications to obtain and renew medical cards have been delayed due to staff shortages. Applications received six weeks ago at the Natio(...)

Some have queried why Islandeady Cycling Club, near Castlebar, is one of the 120 organisations which will receive part of €2.7 million in Lottery grants from the Department of Health

A Mayo-based cycling club, of which Taoiseach Enda Kenny is an honorary member, put a favourable spin on Tuesday on the news it is to receive €20,000 (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Politicians in the Taoiseach’s constituency of Mayo have expressed shock and disappointment at the impending closure of a company which was to have pr(...)

Boil water notice for over 50,000 families in Enda Kennys home county of Mayo after cryptosporidium parasite found in the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply Scheme. Photograph: Paul Mealey

Under a row of beech trees, 18 holy water fountains have fallen silent at Mayo’s Knock shrine. Even divine intervention cannot eradicate a microscopic(...)

A boil water notice affecting some 46,500 people across half of Co Mayo remains in place, following detection of the microscopic parasite during routine sampling late last week. File photograph: Getty Images

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to undertake an audit of Mayo’s Lough Mask water treatment plant on Tuesday to try and determine the caus(...)

Westport House, Westport, Co Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

Mayo County Council should urge the Government to buy Westport House if an agreement cannot be reached to ensure the historic estate is not broken u(...)

The former Burren National School is in significant disrepair.   Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Politicians and parents in Castlebar, Co Mayo, are urging the Department of Education to find a new premises for the town’s first Educate Together (...)

Fine Gael Mayo TD John O’Mahony said he has made no ‘final decision’ over whether he will move constituency to Galway West for the general election. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There is increased speculation that Fine Gael Mayo TD John O’Mahony will move constituency to Galway West for the general election after the loss of (...)

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